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LONDON | Warholm exploits Samba absence to win London 400 hurdles

LONDON — World champion Karsten Warholm used the absence of Qatar rival Abderrahman Samba to finally win a 400-meter hurdles at the Anniversary Games on Saturday.  And in a Norwegian record, too. Warholm was runner-up to Samba in the previous Diamond League meetings in Rome, Oslo, Stockholm, Paris, and Lausanne. But Samba preferred to try … Continue reading LONDON | Warholm exploits Samba absence to win London 400 hurdles

LONDON | Royal Philharmonic says names Vasily Petrenko music director

LONDON  — The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra says Vasily Petrenko will succeed Charles Dutoit, who stepped down as artistic director and principal conductor following multiple allegations of sexual assault. Petrenko will be the orchestra’s music director — a broad role that incorporates Dutoit’s former position. The 42-year-old Russian conductor, who is the chief conductor of the … Continue reading LONDON | Royal Philharmonic says names Vasily Petrenko music director